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RDC opens San Diego office

RDC, has opened offices in San Diego at 101 West Broadway in downtown San Diego, and has named RDC Principal Sean Slater, AIA, as Principal-In-Charge of the new office. Under the leadership of Slater and RDC Senior Principal Mitra Esfandiari, AIA, the design staff at the firm’s Long Beach headquarters has created a portfolio of San Diego projects that includes the multi-phase repositioning of Del Mar Highlands Town Center, the redevelopment of Horton Plaza, renovations at Fashion Valley Mall, new mixed-use at Costa Verde Center, and several new high-rise multifamily communities in early planning phases.  

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Linetec hires Jason Morrey as safety manager

Jason Morrey joins Linetec as a safety manager. Reporting to Mike Schauls, vice president of operations, he will be responsible for developing and leading the company’s safety programs, injury prevention and compliance initiatives. “Linetec’s culture and core values put safety as our first priority,” said Mike Schauls, Linetec’s vice president of operations. “Each department and every person plays a role in supporting the safety of our associates.”

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Laraia named commercial account manager for Vitro Flat Glass for Midwest U.S.

Vitro Architectural Glass announced last week that Mike Laraia has been appointed senior account manager for the company’s residential/specialty (RESP) glass business segment. “Mike has demonstrated the ability to maintain great relationships with both current and prospective customers,” said Bradley P. Boone, director, residential/specialty glass business segment, Vitro Flat Glass LLC. “His skills in sales combined with his experience serving a wide range of major industries will offer exceptional value to the clients we serve in that region of the country.” 

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YKK AP appoints Ramsey Fadel to executive vice president and general manager of Erie Architectural Products Group

YKK AP America Inc. (YKK AP) today announced Ramsey Fadel as executive vice president and general manager of subsidiary, Erie Architectural Products Group (Erie AP). Fadel will now oversee day-to-day operations for Erie AP. He succeeds founder and president of Erie AP, Ron Stronks, who will retire from day-to-day operations to serve as a management consultant and continuing member of Erie Architectural Products Board of Directors, where he will provide invaluable strategic insight. 

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Brickworks opens first North American Design Studio in Philadelphia

Brickworks North America Corporation, the parent company of Glen-Gery Corporation, announced Tuesday the Grand Opening of its first North American Design Studio located in Philadelphia. “We’re incredibly thrilled to debut our first North American Brickworks Design Studio in Philadelphia to meet the contemporary style needs of today’s architects and designers,” said Mark Ellenor, President, Brickworks North America. “An increasing number of design-focused professionals are choosing brick because of its limitless creative potential. Available in a variety of colors, textures, sizes, and shapes, brick is a multi-dimensional building material that can add history and personality to any project.”

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Sasaki opens new Denver office

Sasaki announced the opening of a dedicated office in Denver, Colorado to better serve clients throughout the Western United States and Canada. “Sasaki has been working in the West since the 1960s — from creating the University of Colorado at Boulder Campus Master Plan to the Denver Game Plan for Parks and Recreation to projects for the University of Wyoming and the NineRails Creative District in Utah,” said Sasaki CEO and Principal James Miner. “This work has served to reinforce our commitment to growing our presence in the West, and we look forward to putting down roots in Denver.”

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Johns Manville breaks ground on new polyiso production plant in Texas

Johns Manville (JM) broke ground this month on a new production plant in Hillsboro, Texas. The plant, which is projected to be completed by mid-2022, will manufacture polyiso products including ENRGY 3® roof insulation, ProtectoR® HD high density cover board, AP® Foil Faced Foam sheathing and GoBoard® tile backer.

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Walter P Moore announces leadership transitions in firm’s Enclosure Engineering team

Walter P Moore announces two key changes within the firm’s Enclosure Engineering team. Erik Verboon, AIA, Principal, has been promoted to Practice Area Leader of Walter P Moore’s national Enclosure Engineering team, which is primarily responsible for a building’s facades, roofing systems, and subsystems, each of which influence aesthetics and life-cycle performance.

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